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Aug 11, 2013 9:00pm CDT
years. >> the hardest part to know is that somebody who is supposed to be serving and protecting us is taking a life from us >> he was heading to the casino with his girlfriend in the passenger seat and kids in the back when the road rage happened. the 23 year-old tossed a couple water out the window of his car hit his van... he opened fire... the driver was taken into custody... he is in the process of being fired. they want justice >> it is just wrong. he had no reason for doing what he did. he killed an innocent man. >> he was a good solid man >> the incident happened on his off day. he is being held in the jail. they're trying to figure out how to pay for a funeral >> some parents of children who will attend chicagos drake elementary school are on edge because of a fatal shooting. it happened in broad daylight >> 2 men were shot. one of those men was 54 years old and did not sure o fivevivervive >> it has been boiling up for the whole summer. >> the first day of classes' is weeks away. this area has been designated as a safe passage route for the walk to school. >> i take him ev
CW
Aug 18, 2013 9:00pm CDT
and teachers criticized the mayor's refusal to use the surplus tax increment financing or tif funds for the school's. they charged the mayor is using the surplus funds for corporate welfare >> the mayor insists tif financing will not in school budget problems. he looks to pension reform legislation in springfield as the answer >> the governor has until tomorrow to sign a bill increasing the speed limit on some rural illinois highways. legislature sent a bill to the governor back in may raising the limit to 70 mi. per hour. 34 other states including most of illinois neighbors already have that speed limit. proponents say the increase will help the trucking industry. opponents warn it would lead to increased fatalities. the governor has not indicated which way he will go >> some noticeable changes for a 55 year tradition as the annual air and water show wrapped up today. it attracted a little over 1.5 million people. that is a drop from last year when an estimated 2 million people attended. this year there was no participation from active military groups because of the sequester cubs.
CW
Aug 20, 2013 9:00pm CDT
that request, ahmad resigned. the mayor's office told us today, the wgn interview was canceled because questions about ahmad was not a previously agreed upon topic. the mayor's office insists they were satisfied with the vetting process of ahmad prior to his hiring. >> were going to do our own work to make sure nothing happened in chicago to violate the taxpayers trust. >> words to remember, considering ahmad was in charge of the city's purse strings and sat on the city's all important pension boards, which makes decisions on billions of dollars in city employee investments. >> in early july, we first tried to talk to the mayor about ahmad after a police officer blogged about the comptroller's troubles in ohio. when canceling our interview, the mayor's office said it doesn't respond to right wing bloggers. but the mayor's office has yet to produce records about the ahmad hiring that we requested in via freedom of information. >> gang gunfire outside a church and along a "safe passage" route in the uptown neighborhood leaves five people wounded. one of the victims is in critical conditi
CW
Aug 13, 2013 9:00pm CDT
a conversation with her. they were so close and she's used to seeing him everyday. i don't know how but i'll have to figure out how. >> area and central detectives are working this case and because some of that damage was done on post office property, the federal post office inspector's office is now looking into this case as well. that is the latest out on the south side. >> a man who police say shot and killed his estranged wife and their young daughter before turning the gun on himself remains hospitalized tonight. dead are 28-year old kelly mariel coca and the couples' daughter, 5-year old karla valeria eguez. police say the husband, who neighbors identified as juan carlos eguez, was found on the floor of the basement in a home near 28th and kildare in the little village neighborhood. all three suffered gunshot wounds to the head, with the suspect so far surviving the attempted murder/suicide incident. >> it was kind of crazy. i guess he was in love with her. it was all in his head i guess. >> police say equez lives in miami and flew to chicago last night. the vehicle he rented at the airport
CW
Aug 7, 2013 9:00pm CDT
to the restrooms. the chicago tribune is reporting that the attacker assaulted her. he used cocaine and he tried to stop her from escaping at one point. but when the woman heard her husband outside the bathroom door, she screamed for help. her husband, according to the tribune, chased the intruder out of the river north store with a baseball bat. he got away. joanne eder, chicago area resident: "that's terrifying to hear it's happening so close to where you shop and take your family." multiple hotels, a major shopping destination, and trump tower surround this little mom and pop bookshop, but locals say the neighborhood is changing. tourists walk up and down this block on east illinois all day long unaware that the homeless population is growing and the bad guys are becoming more brazen, they tell wgn. lucia malovany, area resident: "it's getting to the point that at night, after 8 o'clock, i feel i can't leave unaccompanied in the area." flalonder alexander, area worker: harry romejko, bookstore regular: "the days of thinking there are certain neighborhoods where you can be attacke
CW
Aug 22, 2013 9:00pm CDT
responding to a bank robbery this afternoon. three men, at least one of them armed, entered a u.s. bank branch demanding money. wgn's dan ponce is live in lansing with the latest developments. fortunately no gunshots fired during the robbery but to bank employees were injured. the fbi is handling the investigation and they released surveillance photos of the suspects and they are asking for help from the public. according to the fbi three men entered the bank branch at about 1:00 this afternoon in south suburban lansing. they wore hooded sweatshirts and cover their faces with bandanas or scarves. they're described as between 547 and 5 ft. 8 in. tall. at least one had a handgun and he jumped over the teller counter and demanded cash. no shots were fired by two bank employees suffered minor injuries during the confrontation. throughout the afternoon and evening fbi agents investigated. the bank was closed while witnesses talked to agents. the fbi did not say how much money the men escaped with. anyone with information should call the chicago fbi office and that number is at our website. t
CW
Aug 16, 2013 9:00pm CDT
of a semi after the wreck in wadsworth near the wisocnsin border. state police tell us a box truck lost a wheel and side-swiped the semi. the semi then hit a median and a light police, which fell onto 3 cars. both trucks caught fire. five people taken to hospitals. fortunately, only minor injuries. traffic was backed up for over three hours. hundreds of regular chicago citizens are receiving special training to help protect chicago public school students as they walk to their new schools this year. about 250 people attending 'safe passage' training, which includes activities, practicing scenarios, and listening to guest speakers. another group of people begin monday, and training will take place throughout the school year. we have gang activity and different gangs and students killed over the summer. i feel like this is a very very important program. 600 'safe passage' workers will be ready to go on the first day of school, which is august 26. 83 year-old girl ran to neighbors to report her father's fatal shooting. we have more on this tonight. tough to believe. a young man shot and kil
CW
Aug 24, 2013 10:30pm CDT
and change moving forward is everyone's responsibility. >> all of us, it doesn't matter whether we're black or white, latino or native american. it doesn't matter whether we are straight or gay, we are one people, we are one family, we are one house. we all live in the same house. >> a march and anthem reminiscent of the scene five decades ago. a memory cher risched to this day. >> this day made everything we went through. it's a blessing. president obama and form irpresident clinton and carter will speak on wednesday to mark the exact anniversary. >> while thousands made the pilgramage to washington, many marked the historic moment right here. youth organizations joined the museum of african-american history as they hosted a reenactment of the march. it was to give young people a sense of what the march on august was like. mayor rahm emanuel was one of the guest speakers and he emphasized how important young people are to driving dr. king's vision home. >> this is a very difficult time in the city of chicago. the march on washington was about jobs and freedom. and education is a great equa
CW
Aug 25, 2013 9:00pm CDT
will help. >> we are about building relationships with the kids to make sure they're safe and trust us >> praying for safety... encouraging fathers to take their children to school >> back to school tomorrow, the entire district is back on one schedule except for charter schools >> the search for missing baby joshua summeries in a zion landfill ended at 5:30 this afternoon. the five-month old child's body has not been found. zion police say search and recovery efforts at the zion landfill have been terminated. for more than four days, law enforcement officers, aided by volunteers from the illinois and wisconsin national guard, combed through tons of refuse with specially trained cadaver search dogs. the area where the boy's remains were thought to be have been were meticulously cleared, with nothing found. at least 10 people were shot overnight in chicago including a west side teenager who later died from his wounds. it happened around 1230 in the morning. the 14 year-old boy was able to tell police he was standing outside in a vacant lot when he heard shots and felt pain. the unidenti
CW
Aug 21, 2013 10:00pm CDT
you leadoff and give you more responsibility. len: lined and caught. that will take us to the ninth. 11-6 washington. 11-6. side from the scoring a it -- nice night. j.d.: always fun to come to the win, lose or draw although we don't draw any more. one a few years ago. to start inst werth the ninth. high again, 2-0. missed about the same spot all three times. 3 now werth likes to swing 3-0. caused a problem last year in washington when he swung at a pitch. we will find out. j.d.: we will find out here. didn't even think about it. ball four. you know the book certain things you don't do in baseball ethics.of the written thistually ba back, not a manual they passed a lot of u talk to different baseball people and they have different interpretations. 3-0 to swing don't have a problem. people with a five-run ead you have no business babbseball. a 3-0 there is the unwritten back. you have to be ready. dejesus takes a strike, just his second plate games nce in the three since he was sent from the cubs to the nationals. that was for a player to be named later. those numbers pretty much a
CW
Aug 19, 2013 9:00pm CDT
at this point they tell us nobody is in custody. >> a 7 year-old boy is one of 33 shot over the weekend. he was shot last night on the city's west side he is alive but traumatized and afraid to leave the house. his mother says they had just returned from a picnic and her son was carrying a bicycle into the house when he was struck. he is the ninth child age 7 or under to be shot in chicago and less than two months. police are questioning a person of interesting connection to the shooting. >> some residents on chicago's south east side are looking for a new place to get fresh food after a neighborhood convenience store is destroyed by fire. firefighters took a couple of hours to get under control. nobody was injured but the building was destroyed. the devastation is felt by the owners of the store as well as family is in the neighborhood. some say they will miss the convenience. >> they had could produce good me and stuff like that that was the neighborhood store. >> the pirates comes days after the mayor announced that the number of those living in food deserts' have been reduced by 20 perc
CW
Aug 8, 2013 9:00pm CDT
and a place where the brain has been coming down in pockets, down to the south of us. the weekend forecast is coming up. also ahead, a south suburban mayor takes action after his police force walked off the job last weekend. fix up the mall or else. a judge decides whether to give a mall owner time make safety improvements. and who's stencilling the stanley cup around the city? with hotwire's low prices, we can afford to take more trips this year. hit the beach in florida. and a reunion in seattle. when hotels have unsold rooms, they use hotwire to fill them... so we got our four-star hotels for half price. ♪ h-o-t-w-i-r-e... ♪ hotwire.com hey, buddy? oh, hey, flo. you want to see something cool? snapshot, from progressive. my insurance company told me not to talk to people like you. you always do what they tell you? no... try it, and see what your good driving can save you. you don't even have to switch. unless you're scared. i'm not scared, it's... you know we can still see you. no, you can't. pretty sure we can... try snapshot today -- no pressure. folks have suffered from frequent
CW
Aug 12, 2013 9:00pm CDT
as cans of soda and bottled water. >> huge pots were constantly boiling in the kitchen. boil water or use bottled water for drinking cooking it ceteretc. >> it or making sure all the children in the schools were drinking from bottled water. >> residents are hoping that any water that they drank before 3:00 p.m. does not make them sick. >> i am packing bottled water for them. >> no reports of illness yet but you need to look out for diarrhea and nausea and headaches and cramps. if you want more information you can visit our web site. >> 84 year-old girl is recovering after she was wounded in a drive-by shooting on the northwest side. >> she is at the children's hospital resting in recovering from a gunshot wound. police continue to look for the people responsible. as she was taken away by ambulance police began their investigation. the bullet and vehicle she was writing and was near a convenience store in irving a car pulled up alongside them and a gunman opened fire. but for year-old was shot in the thigh and her brother was also hit. it was a case of mistaken identity. both young men wer
CW
Aug 9, 2013 10:00pm CDT
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CW
Aug 17, 2013 9:00pm CDT
. fourth inning we were trailing 3-1 3-1, viciedo at the plate and home run. that put us up in a lead we trailed again. .he final totals sale the winner and albers takes his first loss. addison reed with his 30th save of the season. the next white sox telecast is tuesday night against the royals in kansas city. broadcast will be 7:00 p.m. then saturday august 31 away battle the red sox from fenway. 6:00 p.m. here on wgn tv. baseball was sox brought to you by xfinity. partner sitting in for and stone, our director our producer. so long, everybody. stay tuned because the wgn news is next. only degree antiperspirant has motionsense activated by your movement, the more you move the more it protects. ♪ do more. ♪ degree. it won't let you down. f-f-f-f-f-f-f. lac-lac-lac. he's an actor who's known for his voice. but his accident took that away. thankfully, he's got aflac. they're gonna give him cash to help pay his bills so he can just focus on getting better. we're taking it one day at a time. one day at a time. [ male announcer ] see how the duck's lessons are going at aflac.com laura's
CW
Aug 23, 2013 9:00pm CDT
for credit using your information, that something is wrong. to find out if you were impacted, go to patient notice dot org. there they have a number to call, and those at the call center can tell fairly quickly whether or not your personal information is at risk. if so, you can notify one of the three major credit bureaus. advocate has notified the federal health and human services department and its office of human rights, as well as the illinois attorney general. live in the newsroom randi belisomo wgn news day three of the search for a missing five-month-old and police now fearing it won't have a happy ending. wgn's dan ponce joins us live from zion tonight with what happened today. dan? it appears that this story will come to a conclusion tomorrow. police have scheduled a news conference for 10:00 a.m.. an officer says that we will know everything by the end of the news conference. they announced a news conference at 5:00 p.m. tonight and that means more than likely that it is bad news. now and the community is bracing for bad news. it has been three days since the suspicious disappeara
CW
Aug 10, 2013 9:00pm CDT
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